28th Tokyo International Film Festival

The 5th Japan Student Film Festival

The 5th Japan Student Film Festival


“Ketchup Kid” Patrick Vollrath
“A Cat in the Rumor” Moeko Tanisaka
“King of Fools” Yutaro Nakamura
“Choices” Hosaki Tanaka
“Why Did Komura Cry?” Ken Ninomiya, Keisuke Kondo, Yoshihiro Nagata

10/23 17:00-  Ticket sales have closed.  

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”GYRØ” Japan|2014|7min
The everyday life of an elephant and his wife. Their life together with a certain distance repeats itself. The traces of the passing time cover the familiar landscape.
©2014 MADOKA/Graduate School of Film and New Media,Tokyo University of the Arts

“Ketchup Kid” Austria|2013|19min
One day 11-years-old Paul meets a desperate boy named Aleksandar, he realizes that it’s easier to walk ones life’s path with a friend rather than alone.

“A Cat in the Rumor” Japan|2015|6min
There were two cats and they were fishing on the bank. A bigger cat has pride to be able to catch bigger fish than a smaller cat. However, the purpose of the smaller cat was something different.
©Moeko Tanisaka

“King of Fools” Japan|2015|92min
Takuo just returned from Tokyo but things do not go well. His sister gets sick of her hometown and always wants to move to town. Meanwhile, Yukio started a network business with his fellows.

“Choices” Japan|2015|16min
Rejected after several job interviews, a college girl, in despair, chooses to end her life, but …

“Why Did Komura Cry?” Japan|2014|63min
25-years-old Komura Masashi, is a head of part-time workers. When He gets tired of his girlfriend Tomoko, he falls in love with a new part-time worker Shizuku. What will happen to Komura in the near future?!

Schedule & TicketData

Shinjuku WALD9 Theater2

10/23 17:00 - (-min)

Tickets ¥1000(Tax included)

Tickets (student) ¥1000 | Tickets at the Door (student) ¥1000 (Tax included)


Situation of seats

◎: Situation of seats  △: Only few seats left  ✕: Internet and Box Office tickets are sold out

* Tickets for some screenings/programs may be available even after sold out.

How to Buy

* Tickets for some screenings/programs may be available even after sold out.

Tickets Primary Sale from 12:00on October 10th!
Tickets Secondary Sale from 10:00on October 20th!
Online & Telephone Reservation!! Tickets for some sold out screening may be available at secondary sale.
Tickets for some screening sold out on or after October 20th may be available even after sold out.

Online Reservation

Get a ticket board membership through your mobile phone, smartphone or PC.
Service Hours: 24 hours a day from 12:00 on Oct. 10 until 20 min. after the last screening on Oct. 31

Telephone Reservation : Oct. 10~Oct. 26
0570-009-300  From PHS/IP Phone :0986-30-4037

An operator will assist your purchase.
Service Hours:10:00 - 20:00 every day except Oct. 10 (12:00 - 20:00)

On Sale at venue counters

* With the exception of Special Night Event at Kabukiza Theater and Orson Welles: The Known and the Unknown at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, National Film Center
* Same-day tickets for fully-booked screenings will not be sold.

TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Hills Oct.22 - from 9:30 am
Shinjuku WALD 9 / Shinjuku Piccadilly / TOHO CINEMAS Shinjuku Oct. 23 - from 9:30 am

Until 20 min. after the start of the venue's last screening of the day
* Tickets for TIFF other venue are also sold here.

ticket board Information Center
0570-006-506 (From PHS/IP Phone 0986-46-2672) An operator will assist you.

Service Hours:
12:00 - 18:00

Out of service on Sunday, Monday and public holidays. Available all day during TIFF.

* Local phone rate will be charged for calls from home phones and pay phones.


* We do not accept a change, cancellation, refund, etc. after purchase, after an application

* 1 screening to four per person

* Purchase of Opening/Closing/Special Screenings tickets are limited to 2 tickets per person.

* On your note, please apply sufficient screenings date and time.

* Online Ticket purchase allows seating bookings on display, however the function may not be accessible depending on versions and combinations of OS and browsers. In such a case changing the browser or purchase methods (PC, mobile / smart phone or telephone) is recommended.

* There is a case to change without notice Schedule.

* TOHO CINEMAS Roppongi Premium Box Seat costs ¥1000 more and Premium Luxury Seat costs ¥3000 more than each price above listed.

* All screenings of TIFF are not eligible for TOHO Cinema Mileage.

* TIFF Tickets are not valid for parking services of all venues.

* The Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Ordinance for Healthy Youth Development prohibits individuals under age of 18 from being at theaters from 23:00 to 4:00. This also applies when these individuals are accompanied by a parent or guardian.


“Ketchup Kid” Patrick Vollrath
“A Cat in the Rumor” Moeko Tanisaka
“King of Fools” Yutaro Nakamura
“Choices” Hosaki Tanaka
“Why Did Komura Cry?” Ken Ninomiya, Keisuke Kondo, Yoshihiro Nagata


Kenta Umeda

“Ketchup Kid”
Finn Bachmann
Matthias Hecht

“A Cat in the Rumor”
Moeko Tanisaka

“King of Fools”
Yoshitaka Hosokawa
Hidenobu Abera
Tsumugi Tsurumaki

Hosaki Tanaka
Chihiro Ogawa
Kota Sasaki
Ryohei Maki

“Why Did Komura Cry?”
Masashi Komura
Misato Nanba
Fuko Ueki

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Tokyo International Film Festival will be held with funds provided by Japan Keirin Association.
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